CLIMATISE research project – workshop & technical visit

By Mar.11, 2016

A group of Malaysian delegates representing various government and public organisations visited Salford on a week’s (21st to 28th February 2016) programme, as part of the CLIMATISE (http://climatise.net/) research project funded by the British Council Institutional Links programme. thumb_IMG_3848_1024
One-day seminar was held on 24th February at the University of Salford, MediaCityUK campus to share the good practices to manage extreme weather event and their impacts. The seminar consisted of presentations and panel discussions made by UK and Malaysia speakers who represented organisations such as Salford City Council, Hospital Raja Perempuan Zainab in Malaysia, Malaysian Public Works Department and National Disaster Management Agency (Malaysia). As well as, UK Environmental Agency, Broughton Trust, Extremis Technology Ltd., AGMA Civil Contingencies, Resilience Unit: Greater Manchester Police Headquarters, Grantham Institute of the London School of Economics, and PEERS Consult Malaysia.

The Malaysian delegates visited Castle Irwell Flood basin and River View School to see flood defenses and flood mitigation measures that have been designed. They also met the Malaysian students at the School of the Built Environment.

The Malaysian delegates visited Castle Irwell Flood basin and River View School to see flood defenses and flood mitigation measures that have been designed. They also met the Malaysian students at the School of the Built Environment.
The main partners of CLIMATISE are Centre for Disaster Resilience, University of Salford and Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia.

For more information, please contact the Principal Investigator, CLIMATISE project –

Dr Udayangani Kulatunga on U.Kulatunga@salford.ac.uk

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